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J. Bartlett
J. Bartlett

Federal (USA)


Joseph Jackson Bartlett

(1834 - 1893)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, VI Corps

see his Battle Report


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a lawyer in Binghamton and Elmira before the War. In May 1861 he was commissioned Captain in the 27th New York Infantry, was promoted to Major, and fought at First Bull Run. In September he was appointed Colonel, and led his Regiment on the Peninsula campaign and at the Seven Days.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was in command of the 2nd Brigade of the 1st Division/Sixth (VI) Corps.

The remainder of the War:
In October 1862 he was appointed Brigadier General of Volunteers, his appointment expired, and he was reappointed in March 1863. He led the 2nd Brigade at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Mine Run. He commanded the 3rd Brigade/1st Division/V Corps at the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, and Appomattox.

After the War:
He was US Minister to Sweden and deputy commissioner of pensions under President Grover Cleveland.

Birth Date: 11/21/1834    Place of Birth: Binghamton, NY    
Death Date: 1/14/1893    Death Place: Baltimore, MD    Burial Place: Arlington National Cemetery , Arlington, Virginia

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